Friday, August 1, 2014   

US drone strike kills 10 in NW Pakistan
(06-12 14:26)

Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected US missile strike has killed at least 10 people in a northwestern tribal district near the Afghan border.
Two officials say a pair of American drones dropped three missiles on a militant compound and a vehicle early today in Ghulam Khan town of North Waziristan.
There was no immediate information on the identities of those killed.
The strike came hours after an earlier strike, also in North Waziristan, killed three militants on Wednesday night, marking the resumption of the CIA-led program in Pakistan after a nearly six-month hiatus.
North Waziristan is home to a mix of local and al-Qaida-linked foreign militant groups.--AP
   
Other World breaking news:
(Flight MH17) More bodies found at crash site (42 mins ago)
Death tolls hit 51 in India mudslide (1 hr 7 mins ago)
US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries (1 hr 12 mins ago)
Hamas and Israel agree 72-hour Gaza ceasefire (1 hr 27 mins ago)
Both sides must stop fighting at MH17 crash site: Malaysia PM (07-31 18:37)
Ukraine parliament agrees to armed Dutch, Australian personnel at MH17 site (07-31 18:26)
Ukraine parliament rejects PM's resignation (07-31 18:12)
Ebola-hit Sierra Leone declares state of emergency (07-31 18:06)
(Flight MH17) Malaysian prime minister in Netherlands (07-31 17:50)
Spanish train workers kick off strike (07-31 16:27)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.